Miller Walsh Named to House Committees

The Talk in 60010
September 7, 2018

State Representative Helene Miller Walsh (R-Mundelein) was sworn into serve the 51st legislative district of Illinois on August 18th, 2018. 

Helene is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Leenie Productions, LLC, a multi-media production company.  In addition to her business, Rep. Miller Walsh is involved in various philanthropic endeavors, and she has held leadership positions on several campaigns for Northwestern’s Prentice Women’s Hospital.  Having experience working as a business leader while contributing to various philanthropies in the community, Miller Walsh brings a valued perspective and unique skill set to the General Assembly.

Rep. Miller Walsh was appointed to serve on the following committees in the House of Representatives:

  • Economic Opportunity
  • Elections & Campaign Finance
  • Human Services
  • Labor and Commerce
  • International Trade and Commerce
  • Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee

“My goal is to help increase innovation to help promote the best business environment and future-focused environment to help Illinois succeed,” said Miller Walsh. “My experience in business and passion for public service makes these committees a great fit for me to really help make an impact in state government.”

Miller Walsh serves on the Board of Advisors to Project H.O.O.D., an organization dedicated to ending gang violence in the city of Chicago and developing economic opportunities. 

“I am excited to be involved in the Economic Opportunity committee, to put my experience to use at the state level,” said Miller Walsh.  “There is much more that can be done in economic development in our state, and I am looking forward to working collaboratively with my colleagues to help get it done in the best way for Illinois.”

Illinois House committees will next meet when the Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield for Fall Veto session on November 13th

A lifelong Chicagoland resident, Helene resides in Mundelein with her husband, former Congressman Joe Walsh. Representative Miller Walsh’s district office will be at 1585 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 7, in Libertyville.  Her district office can be reached at 847-984-2485.

Helene Miller Walsh is currently serving her first term representing Illinois’ 51st Legislative District, which includes the southwestern and central parts of Lake County including portions of Libertyville, Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Long Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Deer Park, Forest Lake, Green Oaks, Kildeer, Barrington, Lake Barrington, North Barrington, Tower Lakes, Vernon Hills, and Waukegan.  

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